Head of Sales and Operations


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Located in Olympia, WA

Salary: $95,000-$150,000

Express is now hiring for a Head of Sales & Operations at a coffee company based out of Olympia, WA. This is a Direct Hire opportunity. The schedule will be Monday-Friday. The salary for this position will start at $95,000-$150,000/yr. This company offers fantastic benefits to include 100% employer paid premiums for medical/vision! They also offer 6 paid holidays, vacation, and a 401(k) retirement plan where they contribute 3%. Finally, they also offer free coffee and discounts!


Job Details: We are seeking a general manager to lead our sales and production teams to push our growing national coffee brand to the next level. We need a leader with experience in headquarter sales as well as broker management to help us gain total points of distribution while working with operations to ensure production expands to meet the growth demands. Current management has achieved 12% CAGR over the past 3 years and we need a leader to push us to 15% CAGR over the next 3 years. Our team of 30 employees works across two manufacturing locations and an administrative office. The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be well organized with dependable follow through, have demonstrated successes in team leadership, plus an affinity for using technology and data to analyze and hit performance numbers. The successful candidate will work with the board and company management to set strategies that support the overall company goals.

  • Oversee daily business operations
  • Spearhead strategies to steer the company’s future to achieve corporate goals
  • Evaluate overall, departmental, and individual performance and productivity
  • Increase organization’s effectiveness by focusing resources, both human and capital
  • Manage sales
  • Coordinate efforts by establishing procurement, production, marketing and sales policies and practices; and coordinating actions with staff
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
  • Perform complex analysis and studies to prove theories and provide a basis for decision making


Ideal Candidate:

  • Sr Management position in a Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Company—3+ years
  • CPG Headquarter sales—3 years
  • Managing brokers in grocery distribution—3 years
  • Managing producing co-packers for CPG—3 years
  • Product manufacturing experience
  • Contract manufacturing, or copacker, experience a plus
  • Degree in business management or MBA, preferred


Job Requirements:

  • Self-motivated proactive nature and work ethic
  • Enthusiastic love of coffee
  • Advanced computer skills: Word, Outlook, CRM, ERP, Expertise using Excel for data analysis
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills including goal setting, motivating, training, and mentorship
  • Effective conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced and/or high-pressure environment
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to navigate nebulous situations
  • Experience making data-driven decisions
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19
  • No tobacco use


How to Apply: 




Express Employment Professionals offers benefits including Medical Benefits that meet ACA Requirements, Washington Paid Sick Leave & Holiday Pay for full time employees (after working 500 hours and averaging at least 35hrs/wk excluding overtime).

Express Office: Olympia
1120 Harrison Avenue Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502
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